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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh! i dropped it. i dropped it. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. and thank you so much for being here. oh, my gosh. what a great crowd already. i'm, like, excited. [ cheers and applause ] we're having a fun day. we're having a fun day. today is national visit your relatives day. [ laughter ] or as arnold schwarzenegger put it -- [ imitates schwarzenegger ] "better make it two days." [ laughter ] listen to this. maria shriver was at the taping of oprah's farewell spectacular last night in chicago. a little awkward because oprah's like, "everyone look under your seats!" and maria was like, "it's not another kid, is it?" [ laughter ]
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don't surprise her with that. listen to this, you guys. ever since the news of osama bin laden's porn stash, the adult entertainment industry wants to know which movies were in this collection. yeah. [ laughter ] as if there's one sticker you want to put right on the cover. it's wank-approved by osama bin laden. [ laughter ] "hey, you should get this one." this isn't good. a law school graduate in north carolina is facing criticism for plagiarizing a youtube video in his commencement speech. yeah. he was like, "students of the class of 2011 -- y'all need to hide your kids. hide your wives. hide your husbands. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] what? okay." not sure what make of this. mcdonald's is changing the recipe of its grilled chicken sandwich to give it, quote, a more neutral flavor profile.
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[ laughter ] hmm, i'm getting hungry just hearing the word neutral flavor profile. [ laughter ] aren't you, guys? yum. that's right. mcdonald's actually said they want their chicken sandwich to taste less italian. which is why today they hired the head chef from the olive garden. isn't that -- [ laughter ] interesting. [ applause ] speaking of the olive garden, this is crazy. a woman's in utah was arrested after she traded an olive garden salad for cocaine. [ light laughter ] which explains olive garden's new slogan. "when you're here, you're lindsay lohan's family." [ laughter ] that's -- it's the olive garden. [ applause ] stay for ten hours. [ light laughter ] this is interesting. a recent study found that 92% of bear attacks come from male bears, and that mother bears are not as dangerous as once
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thought. it's a cool thing to think about while your face is being torn off by a mother bear. [ laughter ] "i didn't think this would happen." and finally, bill clinton spoke at nyu's graduation today at yankee stadium. [ cheers and applause ] congratulations. it was cool. clinton started with a joke. he was like -- [ imitates clinton ] "just to make it clear, i am not on the team. ha, ha, ha. [ laughter ] but i am a player." [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: give it up! for the roots! give it up! for the roots! yeah! [ applause ] we have a great show tonight. but first, look at this, you guys. our first book. we're releasing our first book. [ cheers and applause ] "thank you notes." it's a fun joke book.
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it's 12 bucks. you can get it at barnes & noble, amazon, any -- any establishment that sells books. it's only a dozen bucks. get it. give it to your friends as a gift. be nice to someone for a change. [ light laughter ] hey, you guys, uh -- [ laughter ] hey, a little while ago, we announced that "rolling stone" magazine and garnier fructis were holding a "do you want to be a rock star" contest. 16 bands from different genres -- r&b, hip-hop, punk, rock 'n' roll -- all competing to be america's next great band. well, the winning band gets to perform right here on "late night." and, even better, get what every young rock band dreams of -- their picture on the cover of the one and only "rolling stone" magazine. [ cheers and applause ] that's a cool thing. they've never done this. well, america voted, and now there are only two bands left. your two finalists are the sheepdogs -- [ cheers and applause ]
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and lelia broussard. right there, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] those are the two finalists. so, go to latenightwithjimmyfallon.com right now and listen to these great bands and vote for your favorite. only one of them will be performing here on "late night" and appearing on the cover of "rolling stone" magazine. it's up to you, america. you can do it! you can change someone's life! [ applause ] be nice for once. [ laughter ] what's my problem today? i don't know what's going on. [ laughter ] hey, we have a great show tonight. you know him from the hit show "the big bang theory." jim parsons is here! [ cheers and applause ] he's on broadway now. he's doing great. aw, man. this -- this girl is -- oh, my gosh. she's my new favorite. oh, my gosh. the amc show, "the killing." you guys watch that show? "the killing." [ cheers ] if you haven't seen this show, you got to watch it. it's the best new show. i love it so much.
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mireille enos is dropping by. she's awesome. [ cheers ] she is awesome. very good show. and we got some music from a nice piano band. the head and the heart will be here! [ cheers and applause ] they're really good. it's time for "late night" hashtags, you guys. here we go! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: there you go. these are lists on twitter where we give you the topic, and you send in the tweets. so, since it's graduation time, a lot of people are getting gifts. so, i decided to go on twitter and start a hashtag called "worst gifts ever." and i asked you at home to tweet out the worst gifts you ever got or gave to someone else. we got thousands of tweets. i was watching them come in all night. it was great. so, now, i thought i'd share some of my favorite "worst gift ever" tweets from you guys. here we go. this first one is from @lwhistle. she says, "for christmas one year, i asked for a guitar.
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i got a zit zapper. my mom said, 'we thought you'd use this more.'" [ laughter ] [ audience oohs ] "thanks, santa claus." this one's from @herobert. she says, "before i married her son, a future mother-in-law gave me a book called 'how to save your marriage.'" just in case. [ laughter ] this one's from @johnpaul. he says, "i got a sexy photograph from my girlfriend, but in the reflection on the glass behind her was her ex-boyfriend taking the photo." [ audience oohs ] [ laughter ] not a good gift. this from @dkvo. the worst gift he ever got, "one ticket to 'lord of the dance.'" [ laughter ] "yeah, i'm busy that night. i can't -- i can't make it to 'lord of the dance.' sorry. have fun, though.
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got you one ticket." this one's from @arjob13. she says, "this christmas, my mom bought me two crystal champaign flutes and said, 'just in case i'm dead before you get married.'" [ audience oohs ] "mom, that's so dark." [ light laughter ] this one's from @junior703. he says, "my uncle forgot a gift, so he made a sock puppet out of a dirty sock he was wearing and sang 'happy birthday' to me with it." [ laughter ] at least it wasn't -- at least it wasn't an underwear puppet, you know? he could have -- it could have -- could have been worse. and here's the last one right here from @pr3130girl. she says, "my aunt who worked in a prison got me a leatherworks purse with my name on it made by the inmates. an inmate knows my name." [ laughter ] there you have it. those were tonight's "late night" hashtags. [ cheers and applause ] you can check out all these and more of our favorites. go to latenightwithjimmyfallon.com. we'll be right back with "put it in reverse."
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: everyone knows we spare no expense on this show, bringing you the latest in entertainment technology. [ light laughter ] whatever it takes, we're gonna do it. i think you'll see what i mean in this next game. time for "put it in reverse." here we go. ♪ ♪ put it in reverse [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome to "put it in reverse," the game where contestants compete to see who can best act out a scene in reverse. basically backwards acting. the scene is then played forward and the audience -- our great audience will decide who did it best. let's meet our two competitors. come on over there, guys. ♪ [ applause ] >> jimmy: hey there. what's your name and where are you from? >> my name's joe. i'm from mahwah, new jersey. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, good. from mahwah, good man. >> yeah. >> jimmy: what is your name, where are you from? >> i'm peter. i'm originally from minnesota but i just graduated from nyu. >> jimmy: hey, congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] how was bill clinton? what he good? >> yeah. >> i saw that, actually. >> jimmy: good man. excellent. welcome, you guys.
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now, the setting back there and our outfits are clues as to what you'll be doing tonight.' higgins, set the scene for us, please. >> steve: it's time to go camping. first, you'll leave the tent as if entering, give back your bear fighting badge, fend off a bear attack, unstart a fire, canoe to the girls camp, do a reverse panty raid, canoe back to your tent, uncatch a fish and enter the tent as if leaving. sound complicated? don't worry, it'll all make sense when "you put it in reverse!" jimmy! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, higgins. now, since you're standing closest to me, you are going to go first. take care, buddy. we're gonna work over here. you can get in there. ever pitch a tent before? a couple times, actually. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] >> [ tone loc recording ] let's do it. >> jimmy: all right. let's get ready to put it in reverse. on my mark, get set, act. ♪ all right. come out -- you got a bear patch, you're
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excited. you got a bear patch. oh my god, it's great. now i got to take it from, you. now i'll take it. i'll put it in my pocket. now you have to fight off a bear. fight him, give him a -- no, no, not punch him yet. there you go. that's good. punch him now. that's good. good try. good fighting a bear. good. very good, now -- now you're scared. now you're scared. be scared of the bear. >> ah! >> jimmy: be scared of the bear. very good. now -- now you get in the canoe. get in the canoe. >> ah! >> jimmy: no, no, you're over here. -- fire, sorry. grab the two sticks. grab the two sticks, make a fire. yep, very good. now, now hand them to me and i'll -- this is the way you do to make fire. now you go to the canoe. go to the canoe. [ laughter ] yeah, very good. so now you got to the canoe. -- fast, quick. get the canoe! now row backwards. that's it, very good, row backwards. good job. look where you're going. very good. now, you have to put the put the underwear on the clothesline. they're right in the back of the canoe. [ whistles ] now wave them around -- you're walking on water. you're walking on water. [ whistles ] -- very good. all right -- i can't believe you did this. get in the canoe. get in the canoe. get in the canoe. very good. now, row back, row back. oh, you're going backwards again. good for you. all right, good.
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[ whistles ] i can't believe this guy's doing -- all right, very good. now, get out of the canoe. get out of the canoe. now look out -- we're gonna count to you're walking on water again -- i don't know what to say to that. get out of the water. get out of the water. -- very good, now pull the fish out of the net. there you go. very good. now, put the fish back over there like you're trying to fish. face the camera. face the camera. very good. all right, good, right, now put that thing down. put it down. all right? now back -- back into it. back into it. now, get in the tent again. but go the other way. yeah -- backwards, first, very good. [ cheers and applause ] [ whistle ] all right, come on back out, buddy. that was a good job. thank you, buddy. that was awesome. >> gave it a whirl. >> jimmy: you followed my directions. how do you think you did? >> not that good. >> jimmy: oh, come on. that's not true. [ laughter ] >> i tried. you were doing good helping me. >> jimmy: yeah. i don't believe that either. [ laughter ] let's run that scene in reverse, which, of course, is really forwards. just take a look. ♪ >> jimmy: all right, wake up, camper. here you come out. "hey, what's up, buddy? let's go fishin'" [ laughter ] "all right."
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oh, get out of the water. get out of the water. come on. come on. come on, junior. oh, you caught one there. i'll help ya, i'll help ya. there you go. you got a good fish. the girls are -- girl's camp. all right. walk on water/. you hop in the canoe and you just float there. you don't even do it. [ laughter ] you get out of here. oh, it's a -- it's a panty raid. [ light laughter ] you're mad. you're taking their underwear. you're taking your time. you're walking on water again. there you go. you get in the canoe. good job. good fake paddling. [ laughter ] very, very good. all right. you're out of the canoe, there. now, some on, backwards walk okay, over to -- use your toothpicks. make a fire. you hold it nowhere near the fire. get the fire going. very good. now, went back -- oop. i don't know why -- oh, you're afraid. that's right. you're afraid of the bear. fight the bear. fight the bear! fight the bear! yes, there you go. you fought it. oh my god, you him. bear's scared. he runs away. here is your bear patch. enjoy it. congratulations. so excited. now get in that tent. all right. take care, buddy. well done. [ cheers and applause ] good job.
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get out of here. how you doin', buddy? >> good. >> jimmy: you ready to do this? for nyu? >> oh yeah. >> jimmy: you can do it -- can you do it better than contestant number one?>> definitely. >> jimmy: all right, good. get in that tent. [ laughter ] get in the tent, here. you ever spent a night overnight with a scoutmaster in a tent? >> uh -- no. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: liar. [ laughter ] here we go. all right. you guys get ready to put it in reverse. read, on my mark, get set, act! ♪ back out, back out, hurry up. come on, what's wrong with you? all right. you're excited you got a bear patch. you got a bear patch, you got a bear patch! yes. i take the bear patch from you. now you have to fend off a bear. oh boy, get -- get away bear. gotta get away bear. say "get away, bear." >> get away, bear." >> jimmy: no, no, just move with your arms. don't talk. [ laughter ] fight the bear! fight the bear! fight -- oh my gosh. the bear's fighting back! the bear's fighting back! oh my god! oh, no , he's scared. everyone's scared. everyone's scared. oh my gosh, all right. all right. all right. now, get over here. get over here. grab these two sticks. grab these two sticks. all right, pretend to make a fire. put them in the fire. there you go. very good. rub them together. all right, good, now give them to me. this is how you do -- make a
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fire with two sticks. now go to the backwards to the canoe. very good. good job. -- back into the canoe, yeah. get in that canoe. all right, now back towards the girls. the girls' camp. yep. or go forward. it's up to you. [ laughter ] very good. i can't believe you're doing this. okay, good. [ whistle ] all right, good, get out. now -- put those undies on the clothesline. waive them around. very good. [ whistle ] the girls are mad, upset. get back in that canoe. get in the canoe. [ whistle ] i'm so mad -- get in the canoe. now go and row. where's your paddle? just use your hands. use your hands. use your hands! use your hands. there you go. [ laughter ] all right. go on -- all right, come on, now, you caught a fish. you caught a fish. oh, my gosh. it's a good one. all right, pull it out of the net. pull it out of the net. very, very good. all right, now pretend your -- over there. that's a way you're going. that's a way a gotta get at there. perfect. all right, this is good. this is good. put it down. you gotta back in the tent. back into the tent. back into the tent. come on, buddy. you can do it. [ whistle ] [ cheers and applause ]
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that was great. come on out. contestant number two. you got to feel good about that one. >> oh, yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: here we go. let's run that scene in reverse, which, of course, is really forwards. take a look. ♪ >> jimmy: wake up, everybody. here you go. here comes the camper dad. he's waking up. "let's go fishing, junior." "yep." you just go over. you grab the rod. very good. you catch one. no, he caught one. he's all over the place. he's flip-flopping around. i got it in the net. very good job. get in that canoe. very good. don't use the paddle, just -- [ laughter ] there it is. there's the paddle. get that while you're in the water. yeah. you'll get it later. it's floating. get out. you're at the girls' camp. what are you doing? what are they doin' -- he's freaking out. oh, he's taking their underwear and what a good joke. good joke. there's the paddle there you go, you go it no. take it all the way back. good man. why don't you come over? i think -- there might be bear attack. i'm not too sure. whoa, watch out for the bear. oh, no, no. first, we'll make fire. sorry, sorry. very good. very good. successful -- made a fire. watch out! here comes a bear. what are you gonna do?
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you're scared. you're -- oh, good acting. [ laughter ] you fought the bear -- oh, oh, oh. he's blocking you. hey, good job. you scared him off! you scared him off! very, very good. here is your bear patch, my main man. right there. now, get in that tent and go to sleep. [ cheers and applause ] wow. >> pretty good. >> jimmy: that was a great performance. very, very good. now, there can only be one winner here and the audience will decide which of these bactors did it better. is it contestant number one? [ drum roll ] [ cheers and applause ] or was it contestant number two? [ cheers and applause ] we have a winner! congratulations contestant number two! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ that means you get to take home this lovely "late night" reversible vest. inside out, or outside in, either way, you're gonna look super cool. [ laughter ] and because no one goes home empty-handed, our other contestant will take home this one of a kind "late night"
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t-shirt with the logo in reverse. [ laughter ] thank you both for playing "put it in reverse." we'll be right back with jim parsons! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ take the finish challenge.
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♪ >> jimmy: our first guest won an emmy and a golden globe for his work as sheldon cooper on cbs's popular show "the big bang theory." he's currently on broadway in the tony award nominated revival of "the normal heart." please welcome back to our show, jim parsons, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ soft kitty warm kitty little ball of fur ♪ ♪ happy kitty sleepy kitty purr purr purr ♪ ♪ soft kitty warm kitty ♪ >> jimmy: thank you for coming back to our show. >> thank you. thank you for having me. >> jimmy: congratulations on
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this play. >> thank you. >> jimmy: five tony award nominations. >> yes, it's incredible, isn't it? it's not for me, but that's not the point. [ laughter ] team effort. >> jimmy: well, it feels like there's a little bit of a point there. >> no, there wasn't a point. there really wasn't. i just -- i felt like i should say that before anybody got confused. >> jimmy: this is your broadway debut. >> yes. >> jimmy: i mean, and you're already getting nominated. that's amazing. >> it's -- it really has exceeded every expectation i could -- there's many versions of doing broadway play you could be having, and this is one that you might want to retire on so you don't experience the other side of things. you know? >> jimmy: yeah. because it's -- >> it's gointhat well. >> jimmy: i mean it is amazing. i saw it -- when did i see it? two weeks ago or last -- >> you saw it two weeks ago, which is very nice of you to come. thank you. >> jimmy: i saw you quickly. >> yes. briefly backstage. >> jimmy: but the thing -- "the normal heart." this is a fascinating play. it's pretty serious play. >> it is. it's very serious. you know, it's the first few years of the aids crisis before they even knew it was called aids. and i play -- >> jimmy: that's fascinating to me. like, to see it and to see the way -- joe montella? >> joe mantello who plays the lead in this show.
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he is -- he's phenomenal. >> jimmy: everyone on the stage. the whole time. >> everybody is very good. >> jimmy: the show is just phenomenal. ellen barkin is very good. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: you were great. >> thank you. thank you. but, you know, i play a character who's part of, like, a group of four gay men who are starting, basically, what is really the gay men's health crisis, and yeah. and there's just -- >> jimmy: what freaked me out, is like -- because you just watch this play and go, i can't believe this happened in our -- in our lifetime. i mean -- >> not only that, but you look back. this is, like, in the early '80s. and one of the things, when there's all -- it's really like a horror film. i mean, there's, like, basically a killer on the loose, and we don't know exactly who it is, what it is. >> jimmy: what it is. >> and, you know, we're trying to get word out to people, the characters are. and like one of the thing i had to keep looking back into, was basically peeling away layers of today. i was like, we don't have cell phones. they didn't have twitter. they didn't have e-mail. they couldn't -- they had to hand mail everything and call people on phones, you know, and give advice and -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> and talk people down who were -- who were scared. >> jimmy: but you --- you, are i would say, the comic relief, if anything. >> i -- yes. well, i play --
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the character i play is -- he's the youngest. he's the, i would say, the most optimistic in that group. the most -- realistic, trying to get things done as opposed to arguing ideas, valid ideas. but he's really, let's get it together and do things, and that lends itself more to, if you can have it in this case, a sunnier side of -- yeah -- an epidemic. >> jimmy: you do get some good one-liners. and you come out, i mean, you're very good in the play. >> thank you. >> jimmy: it's good to have you because you need a little breath. like, whew. okay. good. >> it's enjoyable to play somebody who, you know, you can feel what's going on out there. and i do know that i get to come out and -- and shake things up a little bit. some times in a literal sense with him going, "knock it off." you know, but even that is a nice change of pace from the -- you know. >> jimmy: yeah. i saw you backstage, and i actually said you did you a great job. but, did you -- is that -- you're very -- >> freak me out? >> jimmy: well, you were a little shy? we're in the french quarter. >> backstage in a new york broadway house theater, at least this one, is very typical of new york. it is very tiny, and you can't -- i mean, the hallways are about
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as big as this desk. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and so, when you get finished at the end of the evening -- >> jimmy: it's pretty big by the way. >> which is a very big desk. >> jimmy: thank you. >> but it's not a big hallway. >> jimmy: no. >> and so, when you finish in the evening, you finish in your dressing room you -- if there are guests such as yourself or other big celebrities -- you have to go past them. and, you know, i'm -- i am not comfortable forcing anyone to say something to me. like in an audition, even, i will wrap it up and run out the door before they have a chance to go, that was good. you know, i don't want -- i don't -- don't feel you need to tell me anything. so in this situation, though, i had to run into people who i'm like, of course they're going to say good show. what are they going to do? hi. you know. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, no. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> we had kevin klein up. and, for some reason, that -- like, seeing you didn't freak me out. sorry. or -- or it's a compliment. i don't know which way to go with it, but i was happy to see you. [ laughter ] but, kevin klein was there, and i literally waited until he ducked into somebody else's dressing room before i got out in the hallway. i did not want to run into him and make him go, "good show, jim." and he may not have. >> jimmy: yeah. it's pretty funny, because kevin klein was on my show,
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and -- >> no big deal? >> jimmy: not at all. yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] but you, however, are you big deal. >> big deal. big deal. are you scared? >> jimmy: i'm a little scared right now. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> oh, come on. >> jimmy: but -- hey, i love that you came back to the show and -- and gosh, if you guys go see a broadway show, you got to go see this. jim parsons knocked it out park. >> thank you. >> jimmy: everybody in the play does, but -- but can you stick around? would you play a game? >> i would love to play a game. >> jimmy: let's play a game when we come back, you guys! [ cheers and applause ] we got pictionary with jim parsons! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain.
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♪ >> jimmy: hey, welcome back. i'm here with "the big bang theory's" jim parsons, and we're going to play a little pictionary. we've recruited a couple of audience members as teammates. what's your name? where are you from? >> anna from huntington, new york. >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. give it up. [ cheers ] what's your name?
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where are you from? >> prabeer from richmond, virginia. >> jimmy: whatever. [ cheers ] i know. look, we each have our teammates. this is the way it's going to work. the rules are simple. each player gets a turn sketching clues to their teammate. when it's your turn, you pick a clue -- a noun, an action, object, person or phrase. then you shut up and start drawing. 30 seconds on the clock. her turn. for the first two rounds jim and i will do the drawing. these rounds will be worth one point. then, we'll have our partners -- yeah. hmm. then, we'll have our partners draw at the same time in a showdown for us to guess, and that round is worth two points. >> oh. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: may the best team win. >> jimmy, i'm first, right? >> jimmy: yes. >> i'm sorry. i'm nervous! [ laughter ] very anxious. >> jimmy: what are you doing? you get rude when you're nervous? >> well, i guess i do. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right. let's go. >> okay. >> jimmy: don't listen to him. >> all right. i'm not. >> jimmy: yeah. no, we're going to be over here. >> so pick one. >> okay. >> jimmy: uh-oh. what number? >> right? i pick one. >> jimmy: it's up to you. >> well, do you have a favorite? >> i'll go with four.
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>> perfect, exactly what i was thinking. >> jimmy: four is not a number. [ laughter ] >> it doesn't matter. >> no. i'm going to see what -- okay. oh, god. okay. can i tell him what it is? >> jimmy: no. >> no. [ laughter ] i mean, what -- what the subject matter is -- >> jimmy: the genre. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> the genre is action. [ laughter ] and i go here. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. here we go. 30 seconds on the clock. here we go. >> uh -- [ laughter ] >> shaking hands. uh, dancing. uh, no, uh -- >> i'm not helping. i'm not helping. >> it's a person. uh. yes. or -- something -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no. no, no, no. >> that's it! >> fish. something fish. >> what? >> he said it. >> something fish. [ buzzer ] >> yes. >> no. >> jimmy: he said the fish thing, and then he bumping fists. >> well, i think we should play it back, but -- [ laughter ]
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>> jimmy: what -- what did it say? what is it? >> fist pumping. not fist bumping. >> in virginia -- >> y'all are -- [ laughter ] you did very good. you really did. that one filthy thing you said -- whatever. >> audience, which one? >> jimmy: ape. i heard ape. >> all right. [ laughter ] okay. >> jimmy: okay. all right. ready? >> that's your board. >> jimmy: yeah, i know. you don't have to guess. just relax in this one. it's not the fist thing either. it's -- [ laughter ] a different thing. all right. >> good luck. >> jimmy: ready? >> yeah. >> jimmy: here we go. ready? >> do i get a category? >> oh, gosh. it's a phrase. it's a phrase. >> okay, okay. all right. i'm ready. >> jimmy: sorry. ready? >> cool. fish. there -- a fish in the sea. a -- oh. the fins. [ laughter ] um -- shark? shark eating a man.
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[ laughter ] going to catch a shark. shark -- [ buzzer ] >> don't blame her. [ laughter ] she's a guest here. [ applause ] >> isn't it -- >> jimmy: jump the shark. >> oh. >> jump the shark? i never even -- never heard that saying. >> jimmy: yeah. me neither. [ laughter ] now, we sit. we sit. now, jimmy and you sit and you guys go out. come on, buddy. let's do this. >> we got it. >> draw at the same time. >> jimmy: they're going to draw at the same time. they have one category. >> okay. they both draw the same thing. >> jimmy: that's correct. right? it's the same thing. draw the same thing. so, pick one number. you both draw the same thing. whoever gets it first is the champion. >> okay. >> jimmy: there you go. i just yelled three and you pick ten. great. >> sorry. >> it's okay. >> jimmy: that's okay. we're going to do good. okay, good. >> jimmy: it's okay. >> it's a phrase. >> it's a phrase. >> jimmy: it's a phrase. 30 seconds on the clock. here we go. >> oh, mother. >> jimmy: all right. [ laughter ] >> can we start? >> go. hat, face -- wait. pig. pig! angry birds!
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>> angel in heaven. >> jimmy: uh, wait. >> snow on a mountain. >> jimmy: eyeballs! eyeballs! wait what is it? >> glasses! >> jimmy: a person -- what is it? >> oh, mother. >> jimmy: what is it? >> a piggy bank! >> jimmy: mr. potato head! >> save your money, go to haven. all good pigs go heaven. >> what is it? what is the -- what is it, a phrase? >> jimmy: it's a -- it's a phrase. doughnut pope. doughnut on a pig! [ laughter ] pig doughnut. doughnut on a pig! >> no, it's not. >> jimmy: ring ping head! ring. ring pig head! >> there's a pig in an angel. >> halo. >> jimmy: piglo. [ laughter ] pig! [ buzzer ] we're in a doughnut! >> oh, no. >> oh. >> jimmy: you had a -- >> we should do more. >> jimmy: yeah. i -- i'm in shock. >> this is horrible. >> jimmy: yeah, like one of those -- a pig with one of those throat things that you get -- a pig in it's halo. >> halo. >> jimmy: angel pig? >> i said halo. >> holy cow. >> jimmy: oh. that's a cow? [ laughter ] [ buzzer ] >> jimmy: all right. let's -- you guys go one more time. >> all right. >> jimmy: so, see if we can get this this time. >> do something good. >> jimmy: no, no, no. yeah.
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here we go. all right, ready? last one. this one. >> three. >> jimmy: three. go for three. >> all right. >> oh, okay. >> jimmy: all right. >> what's the category? >> it's a person. >> jimmy: person. here we go. donald trump. ronald mcdonald! >> it's a kitty cat. it's the cat burglar. >> jimmy: ronald mcdonald. >> it's a lion tamer! >> jimmy: it's lion! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> i don't believe it! oh, my god! [ cheers ] >> jimmy: you can catch jim parsons, 8:00 p.m. on cbs, and "the normal heart" is now playing at the golden theatre. jim parsons, everybody! come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ wind blowing ] ♪ [ female announcer ] when is it okay to lose the cover-up? ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is a very, very talented actress who stars at detective sarah linden on the excellent, excellent amc show, "the killing," which airs sundays at 10:00 p.m. please welcome mireille enos! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: welcome. thanks for coming on the show. >> my pleasure.
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>> jimmy: now, you guys know each other. you know jim. >> we did a play together. >> jim: it was my very first play in new york -- >> really? >> jim: -- 2001. yep. >> jimmy: what was it called? >> it was called "the castle." it was an adaptation of a kafka novel which was supposed to be absurd and poignant. >> jim: it was. >> yes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: was it more absurd than poignant? >> yes, at times. >> jimmy: very good. okay, good. now, am i saying it right -- is it me-ray e-nos? >> me-ray e-nos, that's right. >> jimmy: all right, good. i'm happy i got it correct. >> yep. >> jimmy: that's not a common name. i never hear mireille. >> my mother's french and it's a southern french name that was created by a novelist for one of his heroines and it means, "wonderful" and -- >> jimmy: hey. that's nice of your mom. >> yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. and you grew up in houston, though, right? >> houston, texas. my dad -- >> jimmy: ah, houston, texas. [ scattered applause ] i love houston, texas. >> yeah. >> jim: so did i. >> yeah? >> jim: i didn't remember that. wait, we weren't as close as i thought. [ light laughter ] you grew up in houston, texas. >> yes. >> jim: i'm sorry. >> that's okay. >> jim: kay, go on. [ laughter ] >> we didn't know each other in houston, though. >> jim: no, we certainly didn't. >> no. >> jimmy: but she -- yeah, mireille means wonderful. what does jim mean?
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>> jim: "jim." just "jim. >> jimmy: just "jim." yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] >> doesn't jim mean "fox"? >> jim: is that true? >> jimmy: yes! >> jim: oh, i love the wonderful fox. >> jimmy: no, i think -- no, i think jimmy means "fox." [ laughter ] >> jim: oh. >> jimmy: jim means "eh kay." [ laughter ] it means "pictionary cheater." >> jim: never. >> jimmy: no, no, no. >> jim: that was a win for the ages. >> jimmy: i'll get you back one time. now, do you go back to houston much? >> yeah, i get back as much as i can. >> jimmy: oh, it's so fun. >> it's a great town and i was just there. i have an 8-month-old baby daughter named vesper. >> jimmy: hey. congratulations. >> yeah. thank you. very much. [ applause ] >> jimmy: 8 months? that's great. >> yeah, she's awesome. and neither of the grandfathers have met her, so we just took her on the grandpa tour. so we were in cleveland, where my husband, alan ruck is from. >> jimmy: oh yeah, that's right. so your husband is alan ruck, who you might recognize. look at him, right there. that's cameron! [ cheers and applause ] that's cameron, from "ferris bueller's day off." come on. >> that's right. >> jimmy: he -- i mean, gosh, he is amazing. yeah. >> he's good, right?
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>> jimmy: also "sin city." yeah, he' s a great actor. >> mm hmm. >> jimmy: but did you -- were a fan of "ferris bueller"? >> yes but i thought ferris was kind of annoying. i actually was one of the girls that had a crush on cameron. >> jimmy: aw! and now you married him >> and then i married him. >> jimmy: hey, good. [ light laughter ] congratulations. that's awesome. hey, i gotta say -- "the killing" -- here's the deal about "the killing." oh my gosh. you have to watch this show. i heard that was great. i think "vanity fair" said it was like heroin of the dramatic -- 'cause you get addicted to it. and you have to go to rehab to get off. [ light laughter ] >> jim: he was saying this before you came out, during the commercial, i'm serious. >> really? >> jimmy: no, it's -- i downloaded it on apple tv 'cause i -- i missed the first, like, five episodes. i watched it with my wife. you watch it in one and then -- one block. so five hours straight, i'm like, "oh my gosh! what -- who killed --" is it rosie -- >> rosie larsen. >> jimmy: larsen. oh man, oh man. it is so good. [ light laughter ] and the deal with you -- i'll just tell you exactly what your show's about. >> okay, good. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you play a cop and you wanna -- you wanna split. you wanna go to -- is it san francisco? >> sonoma. >> jimmy: sonoma. close enough. >> yeah. [ light laughter ]
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>> jimmy: and you wanna go but -- but you wanna solve this case first. and you're in seattle. >> there's something about this case that's just got its hook in me and i can't quite get on the plane. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. and it's great. and it's raining a lot, 'cause it's in seattle. >> so much rain. so much. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: is that tough working in all the rain.? it must be nut. >> so, what i didn't know was that normal rain, nice rain, you can't actually see it on film. so they bring in more rain for the rain scenes. rain towers. it's so much rain, you cannot believe what's about to happen to you. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's raining on the rain. >> yes. >> jimmy: yeah, oaky. good. you're like instantly soaked to the bone. >> jimmy: everyone's dripping and yeah. >> yeah, we just stare at each other, with like, giant eyeballs about like -- we cannot believe how much rain is pouring -- >> jimmy: but you look so pretty -- you look so pretty in the show 'cause i guess you don't have much makeup running. >> no. no, 'cause there's no makeup on my face. >> jimmy: oh really? >> very little. the only thing that the makeup artist has to really watch, when i'm in the rain, is that i turn purple when i get cold. >> jimmy: yeah. oh, yeah. i have not noticed the purple face yet but i -- i didn't get up to that episode yet where you -- >> de-purple me.
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>> jimmy: where you -- yeah. but it is insane. you don't know who did what. you're going into the high school. you're talking to the teacher. you're talking to the principal. then, there's a politician involved. it's like you're hooked on the show. i'm so happy i started watching "the killing." and you're just knocking it out of the park. >> thank you very much. >> jimmy: i want to show a clip of "the killing," so get everyone addicted right now. check this out, everybody. mireille enos. >> now, you obviously don't like being a city homicide detective, do you? >> it was my idea. i told them to set up the tap. >> you're supposed to keep him from screwing up, not show him how. >> we don't need the tap as evidence. we get the phone company to unlock muhammad's number, track his location. we get muhammad, we get bennet. >> with that little stunt last night, a public defender could get that thrown out. >> so, that it, then? >> look, i asked you to stay here to solve this case, not ruin my career. >> i didn't realize that's what i've been doing all these years. >> jimmy: mireille enos, everybody! "the killing" airs sundays, 10:00 p.m. on amc. you gotta watch it. the head and the heart perform next. come on back! [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guests enjoyed breakout success with their self-titled debut album. tonight, they're here to perform the song "lost in my mind." please welcome the head and the heart! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ put your dreams away for now i won't see you for some time ♪ ♪ i am lost in my mind i get lost in my mind ♪ ♪ momma once told me you're already home where you feel love ♪ ♪ i am lost in my mind i get lost in my mind ♪ ♪ oh my brother
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your wisdom is all that i need oh my brother ♪ ♪ don't you worry 'bout me don't you worry don't you worry don't worry about me ♪ ♪ oh oh oh oh oh oh ♪ ♪ now how's that bricklayin' coming how's your engine running ♪ ♪ is that bridge getting built are your hands getting filled ♪ ♪ won't you tell me my brother cause there are stars up above ♪
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♪ we can start moving forward ♪ ♪ oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh ♪ ♪ how's that bricklayin' coming how's your engine running ♪ ♪ is that bridge getting built are your hands getting filled ♪ ♪ won't you tell me my brother
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cause there are stars up above ♪ ♪ we can start moving forward ♪ ♪ i got a lot on my mind these days these days i got a lot on my mind, well all right ♪ ♪ ♪ well, all right ♪ lost in my mind lost in my mind oh i get lost in my mind ♪ ♪ lost, i get lost
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i get lost in my mind lost in my mind ♪ ♪ yes i get lost in my mind lost, i get lost i get lost ♪ ♪ oh i get lost oh i get ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: pretty good. >> thank you. >> jimmy: that's really good, pal. it's fantastic. the head and the heart, everybody. check out their debut. see them on tour with iron and wine this summer. my thanks to jim parsons, mireille enos, the head and the heart, once again. fantastic, you guys. that was great. oh, sorry. hey, that was great. give it up for the greatest band in late night, the roots, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] and stayun

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